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Truck Locator Alternative Fuels Blog Archive

2 April 2021
The Stralis NP 460 runs solely on Bio-Liquified Natural Gas to reduce fuel consumption by up to 15% and produces 99% less particulate matter compared to diesel.
18 March 2021
The firms have established the first Bio-LNG and Bio-CNG filling station in Turin, Italy, in an effort to help decarbonise the transport sector.
3 March 2021
The FH 460 LNG delivers the same performance as its diesel counterpart but produces 20% less carbon dioxide emissions thanks to its unique G13C engine.
26 February 2021
IVECO says that when running on biomethane fuel, the S-WAY LNG emits 95% less carbon dioxide, 90% less nitrogen dioxide, and 95% less particulate matter.
23 February 2021
Ecotrans uses Scania P 410 concrete mixers which can easily manoeuvre through Monaco’s dense traffic and Scania XTs with reinforced chassis to manage a gross weight of 44 tonnes, which aids their environmental goals.
29 December 2020
The dairy cooperative, which operates in seven European countries, aims to reduce its carbon emissions 30% by 2030 and to be fully carbon neutral by 2050.
13 November 2020
Last year Returpack helped save 180,000 tonnes in carbon dioxide emissions by contracting container transport to hauler Långås Åkeri, which operates a Scania R 410 truck that runs on renewable liquified biogas.
10 November 2020
Green D+ Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil is notable because it can reduce well-to-wheel carbon dioxide emissions by up to 90%, particulate matter by 86%, and nitrogen oxide emissions by 30%.
10 November 2020
IVECO says the S-Way NP is the only natural gas vehicle with 1,600-kilometre autonomy; the truck has a new cab with a drag coefficient improved by 12%, which enables a reduction of fuel consumption by up to 4%.
9 November 2020
“We believe that hydrogen is key in the medium and long term, particularly for the long-distance transport sector,” says FPT Industrial Vice President of Product Engineering Pierpaolo Biffali.
15 October 2020
The firm is putting the trucks to work as a trial to test the viability of replacing diesel tractors with gas-powered equivalents.
9 October 2020
With solar panels covering its roof and sides, the trailer will result in an estimated fuel savings of 5 to 10% in Sweden; researchers suggest that savings could be even greater in areas with more sunlit hours, such as Spain.
8 October 2020
The truck will debut in a digital event on October 14 that will also explore the firm’s roadmap for fuel cell commercial vehicles going forward.
23 September 2020
Volvo points out that gas-powered trucks can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 20%, a figure that increases to as much as 100% when running on liquefied biogas.
18 September 2020
The trucks’ Volvo G13C engine provides the same horsepower, torque, and fuel efficiency of its diesel equivalent with dramatic reductions in CO2 emissions and potential for lower operating costs.
15 September 2020
The firm’s MD Francesco Casilli says the purchase is important both for the reduced emissions it represents as well as the injection of money into the beleaguered economy.
8 June 2020
Frakt MD Lars Reinholdsson says the truck (and others like it to come) will help the company meet society’s CO2 reduction targets as it plans to meet standards for 2030 and even 2050.
11 May 2020
The extension would be good through 31 December of 2023, thereby lowering the overhead costs of operating gas-powered trucks in the country.
31 March 2020
The Guide makes the business and environmental case for a variety of low carbon and sustainable fuels with particular emphasis on high-blend biofuels for commercial vehicles.
4 March 2020
The Netherlands-based Peter Appel Transport is currently testing two DAF CF Hybrid trucks with diesel engines and electric models.
29 January 2020
The Italian retailer will use the new green fleet to restock points of sale in Northern Italy from its logistics centre in Somaglia.
8 January 2020
The new refuelling station and LNG vehicles mark an important first step for Nicholls as it moves toward becoming a more efficient, sustainable trucking operation.
3 January 2020
The truck’s 12.9-litre Cursor 13 engine, manufactured by IVECO, reduces NO2 emissions by 90% and particulate matter by 99% running on LNG, and can reduce CO2 emissions by 95% when fueled by biomethane.
2 December 2019
New driver-centric technologies, all-new truck designs, and advanced alternate fuel options were the highlights of the firm’s displays at the show.
15 October 2019
The trucks’ low emissions and high visibility makes them an apt fit for refuse collection in urban areas with narrow streets and stringent environmental regulations.

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